Knee pain can be debilitating. It can stop you from doing the most simple of tasks and can change the quality of your life. An enjoyable walk to the store can be excrutiating. You have to turn down invitations for hikes, cannot dance at parties and sometimes, cannot play with your own children.
Knee pain can be a symptom of osteoarthritis. Getting this under control can be tricky. Most people, from middle age onwards, experience knee pain. Sometimes it comes from a loss of space between the bones and the cartilage and it is really painful.
There are ways to help your knee pain. You can see a doctor or a physiotherapist. There is medication you can take, anti-inflammatory and also exercise. These things are expensive and if you have the time and the right attitude, you can sort out your knee pain on your own, at home.